I could not be more excited about the opportunity to lead the nation's pre-eminent organization committed to preparing the best and brightest leaders from our nation's public historically black colleges and universities
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Westport, CT (PRWEB) May 10, 2010
Ethan Shapiro and Associates, LLC (ESA) a retail advisory firm based in Westport, CT announced new appointments for two of its Senior Advisors. Dwayne Ashley has been named Chief Executive Officer, Global Operations at Success For Kids (SKF), a non-profit organization founded to build life skills that promote social and emotional development in every child, teaching children to be more responsible by making decisions that reflect a consciousness of others and the world of which they are a part. SFK gives children an awareness of themselves, of others, and of the interconnectedness of all things so that they become caring, successful, and effective individuals. Previously, Dwayne served as the President of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund for 10 years, where he oversaw a broad increase and expansion of TMCF's programming, revenue and influence in Black education circles.
“Success for Kid’s mission is critical to preparing the next generation of leaders in communities throughout the world. Social and emotional learning programs are viewed as one of the key success factors in addressing many of the achievement challenges in public schools across the globe today.” said Ashley, regarding his appointment. The new Chairman of the Board of SKF is Madonna, the international entertainer and humanitarian.
Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. was selected to lead the 23-year old Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), as its new President. The Thurgood Marshall College Fund, Inc., named for the late U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice, was established in 1987 and represents 47 public Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and 6 law schools located in 22 states and the US Virgin Islands and more than 235,000 students.
"I could not be more excited about the opportunity to lead the nation's pre-eminent organization committed to preparing the best and brightest leaders from our nation's public historically black colleges and universities” Taylor stated. Johnny Taylor is a talented business leader who brings extensive knowledge and experience helping organizations develop their human capital and train globally responsible leaders.
Ethan Shapiro & Associates, LLC (ESA) was founded as a comprehensive advisory firm to support clients in enhancing and developing the skills needed to succeed in the consumer marketplace. The expertise and the extensive experience of our partners and associates comes from decades working as senior-level executives in retail, ecommerce, diversity management, real estate, human resources as well as financial and equity markets. We are particularly adept at assisting our clients to better understand the increasingly complex business environment in which organizations now operate. In addition, we advise businesses on how to increase market share by better understanding the comparatively untapped population of African-Americans, Hispanics and Asian Americans in the United States. ESA has consistently provided the highest levels of executive and specialized support to organizations since 2002.
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